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Nathan is reliable, professional, polite and extremely hard working. I highly recommend him for any of your labouring, handyman or similar tasks.

One Hour of Bathroom Demolition


David was fabulous to work with. Extremely patient, diligent and professional. Would highly recommend him.

Draftsman to do drawings of floorplan


Professional and a pleasure to work with!

Remove old oil stain from Driveway


Fantastic guy! Hard worker and thank you and highly recommend you .

Fix gate in driveway


Done a good job highly recommended, friendly as well. Thanks a lot

Install shed


I’m very satisfied with the job done by Damian. He is competent, knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. Definitely re-hiring him in the future. Highly recommend to anyone.

Lifetime Storage Shed installation


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What do builders’ services include?

Local builders can help you with your needs and concerns regarding constructing your home, office, business or any dream property! Here’s what you can expect from builders near you:

Conceptualisation and planning

Before general builders start your construction project, the first stage is to create your concept behind it and plan the blueprints, design and other essential elements. Feel free to plan precisely how you want to as your Tasker guides you to ensure everything is up-to-code and the design and structure are sound and stable. Once the construction plans and blueprints are ready, the next step would be obtaining building and construction permits. This may sound overwhelming, but your Tasker can help you get the right planning permission for your project.

Implementation and execution

Once all the necessary documents and planning are done, your Tasker can now start your construction project! This stage usually starts with clearing and excavating the land to remove boulders, trees or anything that stands in the way of your building. It can also mean demolishing an old property standing on your preferred space while following building regulations. Afterwards, they can proceed with pouring and curing the foundation. Framing comes next, and that includes installing wooden frames and steel beams. 

When your property has been completely framed out, that’s where doing rough electrical and plumbing work comes in. A good builder will install the roof, vents, ductwork, heating, and cooling units and may even start paving your driveway and other outdoor spaces.

Finalisation and completion

The interior of your property is completed at this stage. General builders near you install insulation, drywall, ceilings and outlets. And once the interior walls are good to go, that’s when fixtures such as lighting, windows and doors are added. Renovating the bathroom and installing tubs, toilets, faucets, and sinks can also be a part of this phase. The final step in building services covers finishing touches, from installing your flooring and painting your walls to putting countertops in. 

A construction project may leave a massive mess once it’s finished. Get someone to clean after the builders to make your property look more polished without you having to lift a finger!

Recent Building & Construction tasks in Melbourne

Drill 5 120mm holes into concrete driveway


Richmond VIC, Australia

24th Sep 2023

I’m hoping for x5 120mm holes drilled into our concrete driveway to the dirt below close to the (neighbouring) wall. I’ll mark the hole sites to be drilled. Thanks - Due date: Flexible

Painting of rendered driveway walls.


Aberfeldie VIC, Australia

24th Sep 2023

I need the the side walls of my driveway repainted. Also under the pathway. I will provide the paint. It needs to be repainted over the fender. - Due date: Flexible

Drafting of roof deck already built, for planning permit


North Melbourne VIC 3051, Australia

22nd Sep 2023

Drafts person- Drafting A3 of a 4000x2700 roof deck that replaced the old deck. For a planning permit. (Deck structure, railing and height of deck) - Due date: Before Saturday, 30 September 2023

Plans for pool barrier fence Building Permit


Essendon North VIC, Australia

21st Sep 2023

Need a drafty to prepare plan for spa barrier fence to submit to building surveyor. Simple job with approx 4m of fencing in a straight line from brick wall to boundary fence. - Due date: Flexible

Shed Assembly


Brunswick VIC, Australia

21st Sep 2023

Four sheds to be put together - Shed size is 1.5x800 with an opening door. - Due date: Before Tuesday, 26 September 2023

Driveway grinding


Prahran VIC, Australia

20th Sep 2023

Parking area at approx 7.5m x 7.5m - Due date: Flexible

Paint Pergola


Abbotsford VIC 3067, Australia

19th Sep 2023

Repaint deck and overhead rafters. Sand and fix minor woodwork issues (pictured). Treat plants with care. - Due date: Flexible

Concrete demolition/removal


Flemington VIC, Australia

19th Sep 2023

I am a landscaper and need a quote on the removal of concrete around this residential property. There’s about 50sqm of concrete to be ripped up. I can assist you/your team also. I just don’t have the equipment and manpower to do it myself. - Due date: Flexible

Bricklayer/builder wanted to fill hole in external wall


Port Melbourne VIC 3207, Australia

18th Sep 2023

Bricklayer or builder wanted to fill hole in the external wall from where a heating system was removed and to add additional pavers. 700mm wide, 500mm from top of whole to ground, 350mm from top of whole to paver. The pipes are central heating pipes from the boiler located above the hole so these need to stay. Would consider either bricking up the hole or covering it with lattice (as in the last photo.) - Due date: Flexible

Rebuild brick retaining wall


Elwood VIC 3184, Australia

15th Sep 2023

Existing brick retaining wall to be dismantled and re-built in the same style, using the same bricks. Approx 7 meters long X 400 high. - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 27 September 2023

Need an easyshed installed courtyard onto concrete slab asap


Thornbury VIC, Australia

12th Sep 2023

Colour bond garden shed - Due date: Flexible

Great work highly recommended

Replace driveway gate fencing. Fee excludes wood, removal required


Hawksburn VIC 3142, Australia

11th Sep 2023

Replace wood on 2 driveway gates 193x173 Assist with selection, no painting required - - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 25 September 2023

Carpenter required - repair timber pergola


Brunswick East VIC, Australia

30th Aug 2023

Carpenter needed to repair timber pergola. Problems noted in building report - screenshots attached. - Due date: Flexible

Professional and excellent. Also a super nice guy 👍 Highly recommended.

Plunge toilet asap


Richmond VIC, Australia

27th Aug 2023

Bought the wrong plunger from Bunnings need someone to help plunge toilet - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 27 August 2023

Last minute, late night and a 30 min drive away this man showed up and not only fixed the problem he also ran around getting things I didn’t have to complete my task! Thank you again!

Garden shed assembled


Toorak VIC, Australia

12th Aug 2023

Garden shed has just arrived from Bunnings so I now need someone to assemble it in my driveway please - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 12 August 2023

He was fantastic. Arrived early, was quiet He completed the job in record time and was so tidy. 100% professional finish. Very impressed, would definitely use him again and recommend him to others. Very happy. Thank you!! ;)

Carpenter needed to build new walls


Southbank VIC, Australia

6th Aug 2023

Need a qualified carpenter to remove and rebuild new walls in Southbank apartment The floor plan pics show the walls in question in red - Due date: Flexible

Amazing guy to work

Concrete hole in driveway


Thornbury VIC, Australia

18th Jul 2023

Previous owners had cut a hole in the driveway concrete which we would like refilled. Dig out hole as needed, gravel to level, re-concrete and paint. Hole is approx 1.5x1m. See photos. - Due date: Flexible

Highly recommended! Great communication, job knowledge, and super pleasant to chat with. Would absolutely hire Jason again.

Power pressure wash brick foot path and part of driveway


Travancore VIC, Australia

18th May 2023

Power pressure wash brick footpath and part of driveway - Due date: Before Sunday, 21 May 2023

Very happy with workmanship thank you!

Concrete my driveway


Coburg VIC, Australia

26th Apr 2023

Concrete section of driveway as shown in picture About 10m2 Need slab to build small garage on - Due date: Flexible

Brad is a good communicator and turned up when he said he would

Painting of pergola in Parkville


Parkville VIC, Australia

17th Apr 2023

Please quote for the painting of a pergola in Parkville. I won’t be there (it is rented out at the moment) so you will need to coordinate with the tenant. Height is around 2.5m Length is around 8m Old paint on pergola to be removed and repainted in grey. Painting of roof is painting of frame only (it’s mostly transparent plastic sheets). - Due date: Flexible

Excellent job done, very easy communication - eye for details and would use again!